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Dec 30, 2012 6:00am PST
existing bill or a new bill basically on january 1st or shortly thereafter, permanent agriculture law giffords back into place, 1949 law, sch means that the federal government will go back ft business of strongly supporting the dairy industry by raising the price support if you will or support for dairy products to $38 a hundred weight. that's almost double what the price of milk is today. that's going to ultimately ramp up so the consumers when they gt in the grocery store are a bit shocked when instead of seeing 3.60 for milk they see $7 a gal fon more milk. that will ripple through all the commoditie commodities. it impacted consumers and those concerned about the energy security of country because the farm bill promoting alternative energy sources and ways to create a biofuel industry that's robust and creates consumer choice. for those concerned about exports and the jobs connected to those, we lose the potential capacity to promote and market exports without a farm bill. if you're concerned about the ability to provide adequate nutrition, and you are a supporter of farmers marke
Dec 30, 2012 9:00am PST
tax quirk in the law that would actually impact income holders between 250,000 and 400,000, much higher and disproportionately than those who earn more than 400,000. obviously small businesses. but nevertheless, i think the bottom line is, that the senate has to step up to the forefront here and address this issue and reach an agreement, build a consensus, get the support of hopefully the majority of democrats and republicans and move it to the house of representatives. i think it would bill momentum. i do think it's crucial and in the final analysis that they will reach an accord on this critical matter. i think it would be horrific for the country if at this time, the final days of this legislative session that already has reached historic proportions of failure, that we would now culminate in failure to extend these tax cuts. >> senator, you sound willing to go ahead and agree to raising taxes on wealthier americans to preserve them for the middle class however that gets defined. what are you hearing among the rest of the republican caucus? is that something that would pass th
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